2013 Spindel Conference: The Lives of Human Animals

The problem of personal identity is one of the most bewitching puzzles in all of philosophy. Until very recently, most philosophers subscribed to the view first advocated by the 17th-century British philosopher, John Locke. Locke held that our fundamental nature is given by our status as self-conscious, rational agents (“persons”) …

Call For Papers: Collective Intentionality

Collective Intentionality VIII University of Manchester August 28-31, 2012 Collective Intentionality VIII – as the name suggests! – is the eighth in a series of large-scale international events on joint and/or cooperative action, reasoning, decision, intention, attention, and associated mental and agential phenomena, topics that impact on issues in ethics …

Shameless Plug: The Southern Journal of Philosophy

After a wayward few years, The Southern Journal of Philosophy has recently been overhauled: new look, new editorial board, new publisher, online back catalog, improved standards, fully online submission and review process, etc. Now under the imprint of Wiley-Blackwell, the SJP continues its nearly 50-year tradition of pluralism by publishing …